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Yana

[ yah-nuh ]
/ ˈyɑ nə /
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noun, plural Ya·nas, (especially collectively) Ya·na for 1.

a member of a North American Indian people who once resided in the eastern portion of the upper Sacramento River valley in California.
the now extinct Hokan language of the Yana, best known for a systematic differentiation between men's and women's speech.

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